Sponsored film
Sponsored film, or ephemeral film, as defined by film archivist Rick Prelinger, is a film made by a particular sponsor for a specific purpose other than as a work of art: the films were designed to se...
British Transport Films
British Transport Films was an organisation set up in 1949 to make documentary films on the general subject of British transport. Its work included internal training films, travelogues (extolling the...
Public information film
Public information films or PIFs are a series of government commissioned short films, shown during television advertising breaks in the UK. The US equivalent is the public service announcement (PSAs)....
Social guidance film
Social guidance films constitute a genre of educational films attempting to guide children and adults to behave in certain ways. Originally produced by the U.S. government as "attitude-building films"...
Protect and Survive
Protect and Survive is a public information series on civil defence produced by the British government during the late 1970s and early 1980s. It is intended to inform British citizens on how to protec...
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Giuseppina
Giuseppina is a 1960 short British documentary film produced by James Hill. It won the Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject. Production of the film was sponsored by the British Petroleum compa...
Sid the Slug
Sid the Slug is an advertising character employed by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in the United Kingdom as the face of the "Salt - Watch it" campaign to warn the public of the risks of excessive sa...
City Out of Wilderness
City Out of Wilderness is a 1974 American short documentary film produced by Francis Thompson. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.Produced by the United States Capitol H...
Green Cross Code
The Green Cross Code is a brand created by the National Road Safety Committee (now the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, RoSPA) to raise awareness of pedestrian road safety in the United ...
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A Time for Burning
A Time for Burning is a 1966 American documentary film which explores the attempts of the minister of Augustana Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska, to persuade his all-white congregation to reach out...
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Fields of Sacrifice
Fields of Sacrifice is a 1964 documentary by Donald Brittain about Canadian war dead. The film visits former battlefields where over 100,000 Canadian soldiers lost their lives in World War I and Worl...
Benjy
Benjy is a 1951 American short documentary film directed by Fred Zinnemann. It won an Academy Award in 1952 for Documentary Short Subject.
Henry Fonda narrates this short film about a boy who was...
The Five Cities of June
The Five Cities of June is a 1963 American short documentary film directed by Bruce Herschensohn. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.This United States Information Agenc...
Embrace Life
Embrace Life is a short British public information film made for the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) about the importance of wearing seat belts. Released on 20 January 2010 and initially only s...
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Coronet Films
Coronet Films (also Coronet Instructional Media Inc.) was a leading producer and distributor of many American documentary shorts shown in public schools, mostly in the 16mm format, from the 1940s thro...
Mine Your Own Business
Mine Your Own Business is a 2006 documentary film directed and produced by Phelim McAleer and Ann McElhinney about the Roșia Montană mining project. The film documents environmentalists' opposition ...
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The March (film)
The March, also known as The March to Washington, is a 1964 documentary film by James Blue (fr) about the 1963 civil rights March on Washington. It was made for the Motion Picture Service unit ...
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Shadow of Afghanistan
Lee Shapiro (1949–1987) was an American documentary filmmaker. His one feature-length film, Nicaragua Was Our Home, was released in 1986. It was filmed in Nicaragua among the Miskito Indians who were ...
The Story of Menstruation
The Story of Menstruation is a 1946 10-minute American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions. It was commissioned by the International Cello-Cotton Company (now Kimberly-Clark) and was sh...
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God’s Doorkeeper: St. André of Montreal
God’s Doorkeeper: St. André of Montreal is a 2010 television documentary film about St. André Bessette. It was produced by Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation (Salt + Light), a Canadian-based me...
The Transporters
The Transporters is an animation series produced by Catalyst Pictures Ltd designed to help children with autism aged between two to eight years old recognise and understand emotions. It was developed ...
Mr. Proudfoot Shows a Light
Mr. Proudfoot Shows a Light is a 1941 British World War II public information/propaganda short film, directed by Herbert Mason and featuring cameos from a number of well-known actors of the day. The...
The Song of Ceylon
The Song of Ceylon is a 1934 British documentary film directed by Basil Wright and produced by John Grierson for the Ceylon Tea Propaganda Board.The film was shot on location in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) at...
The Fourth Estate (film)
The Fourth Estate: A Film of a British Newspaper is a 1940 documentary film directed by Paul Rotha. The film was sponsored by the owners of The Times, and depicts the preparation and production of a ...
Na Bhuto Na Bhavishyati
Na Bhuto Na Bhavishyati is an upcoming Hindi language film.The story revolves around Sunder, a simple, street smart boy who comes from a remote village in UP to Mumbai in search for a job. In Mumbai,...
The Hidden Pearl
The Hidden Pearl: The Syrian Orthodox Church And Its Ancient Aramaic Heritage is a 2001 documentary published by TransWorld Film Italia commissioned by the Syriac Orthodox Church. The documentary was ...